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 Friday, Oct 20 
October Certificate of Need Newsletter (Cabinet for Health and Family Services)
The October edition of the Certificate of Need Newsletter.

 Friday, Oct 20 
EMT-Part Time: Madison County EMS, Richmond (Madison) KY

 Thursday, Oct 19 
2018 Rural Healthcare Training Weekend announces call for presentations (Lincoln County EMS)
The 2018 Rural Healthcare Training Weekended is seeking calls for presentations.

 Thursday, Oct 19 
Bardstown pediatrician honored as 2017 KY Medical Director of the Year award (Nelson County Gazette)
Bardstown pediatrician Dr. Alan Smith was honored Monday night by the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association as the 2017 Medical Director of the Year.

 Thursday, Oct 19 
7 things government workers and retirees need to know about Bevin’s pension plan (Lexington Herald Leader)
Here are seven highlights of the proposal that have a direct impact on current and retired state and local government employees who are enrolled in non-hazardous pension plans.

 Thursday, Oct 19 
Bevin’s plan: No pensions for most future workers. Costly changes for current workers (Lexington Herald Leader)
They don’t have a bill to share with the public yet, and there still isn’t a date for a special legislative session, but Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and GOP legislative leaders on Wednesday unveiled a summary of their proposed long-term solution for Kentucky’s public pension crisis.

 Thursday, Oct 19 
Father of man killed by Lexington firefighter files lawsuit alleging excessive force (Lexington Herald Leader)
A Lexington firefighter used excessive force in killing a man after he grabbed another officer’s gun during a search for explosive devices in Harlan County, a lawsuit charges.

 Thursday, Oct 19 
Paramedic Part-Time: Casey County Ambulance Service, Liberty (Casey) KY

 Thursday, Oct 19 
EMT Part-Time: Casey County Ambulance Service, Liberty (Casey) KY

 Wednesday, Oct 18 
It's good. It's horrible. Here's what people are saying about Bevin's pension reform (Louisville Courier Journal)
Not everyone is happy with the proposal, which has left retiree advocates questioning how much good it will really do.

 Wednesday, Oct 18 
Summary of Gov. Matt Bevin's pension reform plan
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin released on Wednesday morning his long-awaited plan to fix Kentucky's pension crisis.

 Wednesday, Oct 18 
Kentucky pension crisis: Bevin plan would move workers to 401(k)-like plans (Louisville Courier Journal)
Both current and future workers in “hazardous duty” jobs would not go into the 401(k)-type plans. They would retain their current pension benefits instead.

 Wednesday, Oct 18 
FEMA releases refreshed National Incident Management System (EMS1)
NIMS provides nationwide guidelines on utilizing the community to manage emergencies.

 Wednesday, Oct 18 
Kentucky pension crisis: Bevin reform plan doesn't raise retirement ages, avoids clawbacks (Louisville Courier Journal)
After months of planning and closed-door negotiations, Gov. Matt Bevin and the leaders of the General Assembly’s Republican majorities on Wednesday released their plan to tackle Kentucky’s multi-billion dollar pension debt – a plan they say honors past promises to retirees and public employees.

 Wednesday, Oct 18 
How will Kentucky solve the pension crisis? Today we could finally find out (Louisville Courier Journal)
The long-awaited framework for reforming Kentucky’s beleaguered public pension plans will be released Wednesday morning.

 Tuesday, Oct 17 
Kentucky governor says pension announcement coming soon (WHAS)
Kentucky's governor says he is close to calling state lawmakers back into session so they can make changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.

 Tuesday, Oct 17 
Lawsuit: During struggle over gun, firefighter killed handcuffed prisoner 'execution style' (WDRB)
The lawsuit argues that, as a medic, he had a duty to render aid but instead stood at the scene for about 20 minutes and “did nothing.”

 Tuesday, Oct 17 
Funeral arrangements for Charlie Riggle
Riggle was an EMT for 33 years, teaching EMT/Fire classes across the state.

 Tuesday, Oct 17 
Report says Kentucky’s proposed pension ‘reforms’ could make everything worse (Lexington Herald Leader)
Sweeping changes recommended for Kentucky’s public pension systems would cost taxpayers and public employees more money while making public employment far less attractive to future generations, according to a report released Monday.

 Monday, Oct 16 
A football player broke his leg during a game. Why wasn’t an ambulance on site? (Lexington Herald Leader)
Fayette County schools officials said that KHSAA rules recommend, but do not require, an ambulance to be on site at every football game.

 Monday, Oct 16 
Fentanyl claims top spot for US overdose deaths (Newser)
Fentanyl, other synthetic opioids killed more than 21K people last year.

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